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By YMCA of Orange County
YMCA of Orange County is ready to begin implementation of their mission-driven youth exercise initiative at three local elementary schools in South Orange County.
12551261
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers
A novel approach to preventing overweight/obesity in young children by replacing traditional, individual well-child care with a series of group visits that emphasize nutrition-focused interventions during the first 18 months of life was associated with a.
12496656
By YMCA of Orange County
The Earn a Bike program will continue to fight childhood obesity and will now be offered at Tovashal Elementary School in Murrieta.
12495158
By Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation, Inc.
In an effort to reduce childhood obesity rates as well as the number of children suffering from diabetes, Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation will donate a garden to an elementary school in the metro Atlanta area.
By YMCA of Riverside County
YMCA of Riverside County Fights Childhood Obesity with Bikes
12441239
By Early Sprouts Initiative
Pre approved for 7 STARS continuing education hours in Washington and 7 professional development hours in New Hampshire
By FamilyWellnessMD
Changing the Face of Childhood Obesity: Why We Have to Target the Family As The Unit to Change and Not the Children
By YMCA of Orange County
YMCA Childcare Centers Establish Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Standards
By YMCA of Orange County
YMCA of Orange County Battles Childhood Obesity with Earn A Bike Program
12374355
By Run-Walk Events
How Run-Walk Events and Inverclyde Globetrotters are inspiring kids to stay active.
By Children's Dental Group
Toothbrush Donation Program Supports National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
12358287
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
The serious health problems associated with severe obesity and the poor long-term prognosis and quality of life projected for these children and teens demand more serious consideration of safe and effective treatment options.
By Kids WellCare Inc.
Kids WellCare Inc. announced it will launch its new Kids Healthy Weight Initiative in October of 2014. This initiative is dedicated to addressing the alarming increase in childhood obesity.
12319661
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
Despite reports in the media that the obesity rate among young children has declined dramatically during the past 10 years, that is not the conclusion reached by recent studies published in the medical literature.
12314328
By Doctor's Life Magazine, Tampa Bay
Doctor’s Life Magazine In Partnership with The Doctor Whisper And the City of Largo, Florida Playing! Unplugged 2014
By celebritySites
Dr. Mark McCullough notes that childhood obesity is down, but warns that a great deal of work still remains.
12293800
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
The American Medical Association recently declared that obesity is a disease, but people can be obese without being sick or diseased, objects David L. Katz, MD, MPH.
12275450
By MargieGarciaPR
for the Head Coach/Athlete Director at Independence High School in Frisco, Texas!
12231555
By Race Across USA
The Race Across USA is a 3,000-mile stage race across the US to raise awareness about childhood “inactivity,” to raise money for the 100 Mile Club® and to sign up as many schools as possible along the way.
12193178
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
Rates of childhood obesity showed the first signs of a small decline in 19 of 43 sites studied by the CDC. Despite this encouraging news, nearly 1 in 6 (17%) children and teens are obese, including 1 in 8 (12%) preschoolers.

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By NAAFA
NAAFA encourages the US Preventative Services Task Force to reconsider their recommendations regarding childhood obesity that have potential to do more harm than good.
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers
When Smart Snacks sold in schools–reformulated versions of less nutritious snacks sold in stores—are packaged to look like their commercial counterparts, consumer confusion is likely, compromising dietary health gains and affecting perceptions about...
12590195
By YMCA of Orange County
YMCA of Orange County is ready to begin implementation of their mission-driven youth exercise initiative at three local elementary schools in South Orange County.
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers
Infants born to women with a prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) in the obese range (>40) were 8% larger during the first two years of life than were those born to women with a BMI in the healthy range (18.5-24.9), based on a new study of a multiethnic.
By Energy Krazed
Energy Krazed Receives $720 Donation from John Foley's Glad To Be Here® Foundation Building Momentum for a Healthier Indiana June 1, 2016 - Indianapolis, IN.
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers
Does the timing of introducing solid foods to the infant diet affect a child's risk of being obese by 6 years of age? A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyzed data on infant feeding practices, with a 6-year follow-up.
12551261
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers
A novel approach to preventing overweight/obesity in young children by replacing traditional, individual well-child care with a series of group visits that emphasize nutrition-focused interventions during the first 18 months of life was associated with a.
By Mary Ann Liebert Inc., publishers
Compared to normal weight adolescents, severely obese teens had at least a 2-fold greater risk of having high total cholesterol, triglycerides, and fasting glucose levels, and a greater than 5-times increased risk of elevated blood pressure.
12496656
By YMCA of Orange County
The Earn a Bike program will continue to fight childhood obesity and will now be offered at Tovashal Elementary School in Murrieta.
12495158
By Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation, Inc.
In an effort to reduce childhood obesity rates as well as the number of children suffering from diabetes, Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation will donate a garden to an elementary school in the metro Atlanta area.
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
When parents ignore a child’s weight problem, they make it harder for the child to achieve a healthy weight and undermine ongoing efforts to combat rampant childhood obesity. “Denial and delusion are disempowering,” says David L.
By YMCA of Riverside County
YMCA of Riverside County Fights Childhood Obesity with Bikes
12441239
By Early Sprouts Initiative
Pre approved for 7 STARS continuing education hours in Washington and 7 professional development hours in New Hampshire
By FamilyWellnessMD
Changing the Face of Childhood Obesity: Why We Have to Target the Family As The Unit to Change and Not the Children
By YMCA of Orange County
YMCA Childcare Centers Establish Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Standards
By YMCA of Orange County
YMCA of Orange County Battles Childhood Obesity with Earn A Bike Program
By NAAFA
A proposed bill in Puerto Rico would discriminate against children with a higher BMI and their families. Similar efforts in several US states have failed and done immeasurable damage. Focus on health, not weight/BMI!
By MindStream Academy
Results from MindStream Academy’s 10th graduating class are in, and the numbers are impressive. Recent graduates from the South Carolina boarding school lost an average of 45.69 lbs. per student, with some students losing over 100 lbs.
By Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions
Lack of parental ability to identify obesity in their child major factor in the escalation of the issue
By Fat Kids: Truth and Consequences
Fat Kids: Truth and Consequences by Rebecca Jane Weinstein is an informational vault of deeply personal tales and essential information, focusing on the lives, questions, and concerns of parents and children living in a childhood obesity crisis.
By Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation
The Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation (LHTYF) announced the 4th Annual Gardens are for Kids project at Narvie J. Harris School on Friday, October 3, 2014. The program is a interactive initiative designed to educate students about healthy foods.
12374355
By Run-Walk Events
How Run-Walk Events and Inverclyde Globetrotters are inspiring kids to stay active.
By Children's Dental Group
Toothbrush Donation Program Supports National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
By HMN Entertainment
“Music 4 A Cause,” a musical salute to the divas of Soul and Gospel, will feature some of Nashville's best professional musicians and vocalists and spotlight Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.
12358287
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
The serious health problems associated with severe obesity and the poor long-term prognosis and quality of life projected for these children and teens demand more serious consideration of safe and effective treatment options.
By Kids WellCare Inc.
Kids WellCare Inc. announced it will launch its new Kids Healthy Weight Initiative in October of 2014. This initiative is dedicated to addressing the alarming increase in childhood obesity.
By Run-Walk Events
Gracie’s Kids International (GKI), a non-profit organization dedicated to kidney disease awareness, has agreed to support Race Across the USA.
12319661
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
Despite reports in the media that the obesity rate among young children has declined dramatically during the past 10 years, that is not the conclusion reached by recent studies published in the medical literature.
By NAAFA
NAAFA accepts USDA’s invitation to comment on proposed rule which requires LEA schools to address “the growing problem of childhood obesity.”
12314328
By Doctor's Life Magazine, Tampa Bay
Doctor’s Life Magazine In Partnership with The Doctor Whisper And the City of Largo, Florida Playing! Unplugged 2014

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